I bouth my 00 Accord EX V6 more than 5 years ago new, and the reliability of the car was very disapointing. Right after the warranty expired, things started breaking down. The major repairs include alternator replacement, power steering pump replacement, EGR valve replacement, now a belt tensioner replacement. All within 30 thousand miles after the warranty ended and do not include a slew of minor repairs in the moonroof, door locks, etc. Very disappointed in Honda, especially considering the "legendary reliability" premise I bought the car on and has been much worse than any of the cars I owned or are currently in my household. This was the first and will the last Honda I ever own.
Great steering feel and precision, automatic transmission downshifts if you break when going downhill-you don't have to use the breaks as much to control the speed. Good straightline stability on the highway. Great ergonomics of all of the controls. Honda service is very good.
Reliability and quality control (I'd repeat that 10 times). Handling is so-so - the front of the car's too heavy and there's too much understeer even for a FWD. Stock tyres/rims should be wider and have better traction to handle to torque and weight of the V6. Breaks could be stronger too.
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